One of the best of the looseleaf lettuces, Lolla Rossa has established itself as a standard in the marketplace as a popular ingredient in salad mixes. Leaves are dark red at the edges, green at the interior with frilly leaf margins. Their texture is pleasing to the palate. The plant grows in an upright vase shape holding the leaves above the soil. Heat tolerant. 56 days. Approximately 24,000 seeds/oz..
1 gram per packet, average 800 seeds.
One packet will sow a 220' row of full-size plants. Transplant seedlings or direct sow 2-3 seeds every 8-12". Thin to 1 plant.
For baby lettuce leaf production, sow 60 seeds/foot in a 2-4" band. One packet will sow 13'.